Even an author who feels confident about his or her work wants another pair of eyes and some critical feedback from time to time. I offer line editing, copyediting, and proofreading as well as both broad and chapter-by-chapter comments on the structure and success of the manuscript’s argument, organization, and themes. If you have received peer evaluations or feedback from a press or a trusted advisor, I’ll help you revise your work to integrate that feedback.
Some authors simply want light substantive editing or heavier copyediting to make sure there are no glaring errors in syntax or breaks in the flow of their argument. Those who are struggling with how best to develop or organize their project, lack critical distance, or are in the process of developing their writing voice often benefit from working more intensively with an editor. If you have received conflicting advice from acquisitions editors, reviewers, or other readers; need help integrating themes, theory, and framework; or you are revising your dissertation for publication, you may find developmental editing helpful. Read on to learn more, and contact me to discuss your project, ask questions, and for information about rates.